Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2017-0195.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installed on the computer.

Deployment information

For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: April 11, 2017

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

More Information

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB3172431.
 

File hash information

Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

xlsrvloc2013-kb3178724-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

36A6C54419DD58CD271B27E7EACC58FE7390630B

E10CBB05D7D3E8E81BAA6CDE1F0F42137E9D505E60B29E081A7536803953B487

File information

For the list of files that cumulative update KB3178724 contains, download the file information for update KB3178724.

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Windows Update FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Windows Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

Propose a feature or provide feedback on Office Core: Office User Voice portal

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